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Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The worms inside your face
Samsung invents the on/off switch
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar Hoax, 1874
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The VW Decomposable Roofrack -- April Fool's Day, 1991
Volkswagen ran an ad in the London Times promoting a car featuring a "decomposable roofrack." The tagline read, "It's not an April fool. It's a Volkswagen."

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